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Up, up and away
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Diamondbacks 8, Rangers 2
Eric Byrnes (left) and Miguel Montero celebrate after scoring in the second. (AP)
Max Scherzer made quick work of the competition, striking out seven and cruising after the D-backs jumped out to a lead following Justin Upton's 14th homer in the first. Upton and Felipe Lopez collected three RBIs apiece in Tuesday's victory.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/23: ARI 8, TEX 2
  • Wed. 06/24: TEX 2, ARI 1
  • Thu. 06/25: vs TEX, 6:40 PM MST
TEX
Texas (37-32)
Lost 5
Arizona 8, Texas 2   ARI
Arizona (30-41)
Won 1
June 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 8 1
Arizona
2 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 X   8 11 0
Standings thru 6/23/09  |  Recap: TEX | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  D-backs stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 .266
Murphy, Dv, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .257
Young, M, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .315
Byrd, CF 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .283
  Mathis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264
Saltalamacchia, C 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .254
Davis, C, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .196
Andrus, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261
Harrison, M, P 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .000
  Jennings, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Boggs, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Totals 35 2 8 2 2 8 18  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (22, Scherzer).
3B: Young, M (1, Scherzer).
TB: Saltalamacchia 2; Davis, C; Kinsler; Young, M 4; Murphy, Dv; Byrd 2.
RBI: Byrd (32), Kinsler (49).
2-out RBI: Byrd; Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N 3; Murphy, Dv; Jennings.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia (4, throw).
DP: (Andrus-Kinsler-Davis, C).
Pickoffs: Harrison, M (Reynolds, Ma at 1st base).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lopez, F, 2B 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .303
Drew, SS 4 2 3 1 0 1 2 .246
Upton, J, RF 4 1 2 3 0 0 3 .324
Reynolds, Ma, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .267
Parra, G, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .266
Byrnes, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .221
Montero, M, C 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .231
Roberts, R, 3B 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .274
Scherzer, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261
  a-Clark, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
  Vasquez, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gutierrez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Carlin, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 8 11 7 4 4 12  

a-Flied out for Scherzer in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Gutierrez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Upton, J (17, Jennings).
3B: Lopez, F (1, Jennings).
HR: Upton, J (14, 1st inning off Harrison, M, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Parra, G; Reynolds, Ma; Drew 3; Byrnes; Upton, J 6; Lopez, F 5.
RBI: Upton, J 3 (45), Lopez, F 3 (15), Drew (28).
2-out RBI: Lopez, F; Drew; Upton, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, J; Reynolds, Ma.
SAC: Scherzer.
GIDP: Parra, G.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Reynolds, Ma (4, 2nd base by Harrison, M/Saltalamacchia).
PO: Reynolds, Ma (1st base by Harrison, M).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harrison, M (L, 4-5) 3.2 7 7 7 4 2 1 6.11
Jennings 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.46
Mathis 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.00
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Scherzer (W, 5-4) 6.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 3.53
Vasquez, E 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.44
Gutierrez 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.89
Pena, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.73

HBP: Byrd (by Scherzer).
Pitches-strikes: Harrison, M 85-49, Jennings 34-23, Mathis 27-17, Scherzer 119-82, Vasquez, E 21-13, Gutierrez 14-8, Pena, R 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harrison, M 5-1, Jennings 4-2, Mathis 4-1, Scherzer 3-6, Vasquez, E 2-1, Gutierrez 1-0, Pena, R 1-0.
Batters faced: Harrison, M 20, Jennings 10, Mathis 7, Scherzer 27, Vasquez, E 4, Gutierrez 4, Pena, R 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Jennings 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 97 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 21,380.
Venue: Chase Field.
June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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